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-pacific partnership or tpp is a target of their anger. malaysian protesters say plans would block their access to lower priced generic medications. >> reporter: i'm standing in front of the u.s. embassy. people living here are rallying against u.s. led tpp negotiations. through the tpp talks, 11 nations are on the panel to create over 650 million people who generate a third of the global gdp. the new york citys are held behind closed doors. the u.s. is reportedly demanding that the patent rights of drug companies be strengthened by expanding the period and scope of their protection. o many are now worried that if the demand goes through they will no longer be able to biogen eric drugs. those are typically about 90% cheaper than brand name equivalents after the patents exspire. >> this agreement is unfair for the poor, but may good for the rich one. people are living in the slum. couldn't afford their daily life with the basic medicine. >> reporter: supporters have high hopes for the tpp, saying it will expand trade opportunities with the u.s. and other nations. but opponents are unhappy with i
is in charge of the tpp file. he said the gap between the japanese and americans is gradually closing. japan needs the approval of all 11 countries involved in the discussions, four members have yet to sign off. the u.s., canada, australia, and new zealand. >>> japan's top business leader has expressed hope to strengthen ties with mexico through his country's participation in the tpp. japan business federation chairman made the remark when he met the mexican president enrique pena nieto in tokyo. >> translator: mexico is a very important production setter and consumer market for japanese companies. we, japanese businesses, hope to further strengthen the economic relations between japan and mexico through the tpp. >> he noted that mexico has concluded free trade agreements with more than 40 countries and regions and has access to their markets with 1 billion consumers. the mexican president called on japanese businesses to increase investment in his country and strengthen the bilateral strategic partnership. >>> the asian development bank predicts that economic growth in the asia pacific regi
to be at the table. economic revitalization minister is in charge of the tpp file. he said the gap between the jap nose and the americans is gradually closing. japan needs the approval of all 11 countries involved in the discussions. four members have yet to sign off, the u.s., canada, australia and new zealand. japan's top business leader has hoped to strengthen ties with mexico through his country's participation in the tpp he made the remark when he met mexican president in tokyo. >> translator: mexico is a very important production center and consumer market for japanese companies. we, japanese businesses, hope to further strengthen the economic business of japan and mexico through the tpp. >> mexico has concluded free trade agreements with more than 40 countries and regions and has access to their markets with more than 1 billion consumers. he called on businesses to strengthen business and the business partnership. now let's take a look at the market figures. >>> life is tough for gentleman m japan's stressed out salary men. but maybe things could get a bit easier with some basic ninja skill
in front of the u.s. embassy. people living here are rallying against u.s. led tpp negotiations. through the tpp talks, 11 nations are on the panel to create over 650 million people who generate a third of the global gdp. the negotiations are held behind closed doors. the u.s. is reportedly demanding that the patent rights of drug companies be strengthened by expanding the period and scope of their protection. o many are now worried that if the demand goes through they will no longer be able to buy generic drugs. those are typically about 90% cheaper than brand name equivalents after the patents expire. >> this agreement is unfair for the poor, but may good for the rich one. people are living in the slum. couldn't afford their daily life with the basic medicine. >> reporter: supporters have high hopes for the tpp, saying it will expand trade opportunities with the u.s. and other nations. but opponents are unhappy with it. claiming the pact as it stands favor only u.s. interests in key trade areas. nhk world >> people look at the euro zone are concerned about the currency. headlines don't
for winning our national interests is only just started. i would like japan to join the tpp negotiations as soon as possible. and, take the lead in the talks. >> abe said the tpp would be important for japan's economy and also for national security. u.s. president barack obama's administration is leading the initiative. japan must win the approval of all 11 participate books countries to take part. negotiators agree todd a gradual reduction on vehicles imported from japan. they agreed to put ah off total elimination for as long as possible. nay agreed to determine discussion on issues related to insurance and food safety. they will make considerations for certain japanese agriculture products and some industrial goods. japanese negotiators say they're goal is to take part of tpp talks in july. they say they still need to talk on winning endorsements from canada, australia, and new zealand. >>> the bank of japan governor has repeated that the latest monetary easing policy does not constitute a manipulation of the foreign exchange market. >>> russian leaders are pushing to keep their count
in from of the the protestors here. through the tpp talks, 11 nations on the pacific are aiming to create a free-trade zone. they generate a third of global gdp. but the negotiations are being held behind closed doors. the u.s. is reportedly demanding that the rights of drug companies be strengthenned by extending the period and scope on their protection. many are now worried that if the demand goes through, they will no longer be able to buy generic drugs. they are typically about 90% cheaper than brand-name equivalents after patents expire. >> the agreement is unfair for the poor, but good for the rich one. people are living in the slum. they cannot afford a daily life and expensive medicine. >> sport eres have high hopes for the tpp saying it will extand trae expand trade opportunities with the u.s. and others. yuko funazaki, nhk world. >>> after a chinese fishing boat ran aground on a local protected reef, angry residents are calling on the government to do more to protect protecting areas. >> it is on a popular destination southwest of manila. the ap news agency says the authorities
japan to join the tpp negotiations as soon as possible, and take the lead in the talks. >> abe said the tpp would be important for japan's economy and for national security. president barack obama's administration is leading the initiative. japan must win the approval of all 11 participating countrying to take part. they agree to a gradual reduction in tar riffs on vehicle imports and total elimination for as long as possible. they continue to discussion issues related to insurance and food safety. both sides they will work with some industrial goods. their goal is to take part in the talks. >>> the bank of japan governor repeated that the latest monetary easing policy does not constitute a manipulation of the foreign exchange market. >> translator: when a central bank takes a monetary easing policy, that country's currency tends to weaken against other currencies. but the boj monetary policy is aimed at pulled japan out of deflation. it will also have positive effects on the entire global economy. >> kuroda also referred to a view that even if the monetary easing policy pushes up c
ally further increases the economic significance of a tpp agreement. it also says japan's participation will cate a free tradact accounting for nrly 40% of output. it says talks will cover all products including farm and manufactured goods. the hope is to concludes a pact by the end of this year. japan is moving forward to talk part in the tpp talks but jap need trade officials are likely to face tougher demands to eliminate tariff talks. they met in tokyo on wednesday. he asked to make sure japan will negotiate all items including rice and other agriculture products. japan hopes to exclude such items from tariff band. new zealand aims to expand parts of cheese, dairy and other products to japan. the main u.s. talk index fell for the fir trading day out of week four. at's theconoc data and mixed earnings results weighed on sentiment. for more on how stocks here in japan are trading this more than let's go to ramin at the tokyo stock exchange. >> a little bit of deflation going on among investors because with earn x eectaons either not being in line and also forecasts coming up a little
of peace, prosperity, and democracy. that's all surprise to the tpp. in much we said -- we said that we work -- be joined the tpp negotiations. last week, tokyo and washington reached an agreement about some of the issues we needed to solve in advance. now i am very much glad that we are on the right track to enter the negotiations. yes, the tpp is about economic integration. but it is also much more than that. remember, that japan is still the second biggest democracy economy in the world. [laughter] >> if bound together under a tpp, the american and the japanese can make the world a much better place. the u.s. and japan bound together, by the tpp, can emerge as a mega stabilizer, across the pacific. think about our combined size. it is really mega. once again, for the purpose of those, japan must be stronger. now i will spend the next couple minutes to tell you about a so-called abenomics. the logic is plain, simple, and straightforward. first, the bank of japan eases money. second, the government comes in with fiscal policies stimulating real demand. and third, the government introdu
to make a final decision. tpp is aimed at promoting free trade in the pacific rim. let's take a look at the latest market figures. >>> after years of debate and political wrangling, japan finally approved online election campaigning on friday the upper house has agreed to revise the public offices election law. people in the country will get their first taste of online campaigning, starting with this summer's upper house race. nhk world has the details. >> reporter: the bill was passed unanimously by the upper house. from now on, political parties, candidates and voters will be allowed to enlist public support on websites and social networking services. japanese law has long limited the number of paper documents that can be distributed during official campaigns. the rule was meant to keep candidates with a financial edge from getting an unfair advantage. but the law, enacted in 1950, did not envision the internet. documents and images in cyber space have been regulated in the same way. japan has lagged behind other countries such as the united states, britain and germany, where there
on the transpacific partnership, a controversial trade pact between u.s. and nine other countries. the tpp has attracted scrutiny for creating new mechanisms that would allow foreign corporations to end tax fair compensation for lost profits to the regulations. japan has more corporations operating in the u.s. than other tpp countries, raising the prospect of compensation claims. in a statement, the group public citizen said -- a former texas court official has been arrested in connection with the murders of two prosecutors in the district attorney's wife. eric williams, a former justice of the peace in kaufman county, was detained saturday after police searched his home in their probe last month's killings of district attorney mclelland and cynthia mclelland as well as system prosecutor marked hasse two months before public speculation had initially focused on was the premises, but local police said they found strong evidence implicating williams in the murders. prosecutedelland had gleams last year after he was caught stealing computer equipment. north dakota lawmakers have advanced new rest
. that's a surprise to the tpp. in march, we said that we would be joined the tpp negotiations. last week, tokyo and washington reached an agreement about some of the issues we needed to solve in advance. now i am very much glad that we are on the right track to enter the negotiations. yes, the tpp is about the economic integration. but it is also much more than that. remember, japan is still the second biggest economy in the world, if bound together under a tpp, the american and the japanese can make the world a much better place. the u.s. and japan bound together in the tpp can be a major stabilizer across the pacific. think about our combined size, it is really mega. japan must be stronger. now i will spend the next couple minutes to tell you about the economics. the logic is plain, simple, and straightforward. first, the bank of japan eases money. second, the government comes in with fiscal policies, stimulating real demand. and third, the government introduces a growth package, including tpp, massive dee -- deregulation, and other plans putting the growth on the sustainable orbit. th
. in march, we said, we said that we work with, we joined the tpp negotiations. last week, tokyo and washington reached an agreement about some of the issues we needed an advance. now i'm very much glad that we are on the right track to enter the negotiation. yes, that tpp is about economic integration. but it is also much more than that. remember, that japan is still the second biggest democratic economy in the world. [laughter] is bound together under tpp, the american and the japanese can make the world a much better place. the u.s. and japan bound together by the tpp can have major stabilizer, close to perfect. think about our combined re once again for the purpose of wealth, japan must be stronger. now i will spend the next couple of minutes to tell y ut so-calle benomics. the logic is plain, simple and straightforward. first, the bank of japan needs its money. second, the government comes and with fiscal policies, stimulating real to me. and third, the government introduces growth package, including gdp, and massive deregulation, and other gross plans -- growth plans puttin
can see, by the way, he's attacking the tpp issue, which has, you know, at its heart the removal of terrorists, which may make agriculture, particularly rice farming, very, very difficult to deal with. that's a little bit like the french saying we're going to deal with the common agriculture policy. this is profoundly important. so if he deals with those issues and looks like he's dealing with them, if wages start to rise, then i think that abe-san will be seen to be successful. if he doesn't, then we have to see the confirmation of this, that's where the if comes in. >> charles, we will leave tlit and ask we will watch wages closely. thanks very much. we'll hear from ross again in just a second. spanish deficit was up to 10.6% of gdp. stephane joins us now live from madrid. >> there is no surprise. 10.6% of gdp. there's a reason behind it. it's the cost of bailing out the spanish banking sector. eurostadt did not give the details about the calculation, but without the cost of bailing out the banking sector, the deficit was 6.9% of gdp, which is higher than the 3% target set by t
. she's been or very active in our trade program co-authoring recently on tpp. but her real expertise and love is latin america. she's currently doing very interesting project for us on latin american infrastructure development and has a book coming out in a little while about what happens next in cuba which may give you some hint of the kinds of things she's going to talk about today. and then finally, we have a man who has become to europe in this washington what -- in washington what nick is for china, jacob kirkegaard. jacob is, i'm proud to say as i know fred joins me, is our home grown talent of this generation. and is now a senior fellow and also a rock star, many of you hear him regularly even if you can't avoid it on npr with neil lehrer and so on. and jacob's going to tell you some variant of the fact that everything's all right in the eurozone which is, of course, his standard position. [laughter] so the way this is going to work is each of our presenters is going to present in order. we're not going to take questions at the start. and then the three of them will join me up
and the t.p.p., i say to everybody here, are really critical to the united states as well as to europe and the pacific relationship. japan's very anxious to be involved in the t.t.p. they've taken steps to try to meet the standards. canada, new zealand and australia still need to make a decision about them coming in, but the hope is that we could get to the july negotiations with japan and really move forward on that. europe is very excited about the ttip, and turkey would also like to have a negotiation that's parallel to the negotiation with respect to the ttip. so i think what we're seeing here is an enormous opening up of opportunity to raise the standards by which people have been trading to the highest common denominator, not the lowest, and to begin to open up new opportunities for growth in countries that are struggling right now to find that growth. so i think these are plus-plus, wins-wins for everybody. on turkey, russia, you know, russia, some people criticize and say, well, what happened to the reset? i think they're overlooking, are there counterreactions to some things?
declaring that 11 countries had officially approved japan's participation in free trade talks. >> tpp ministers noted that japan's participation in the negotiation will underscore the economic significance of tpp. motegi later told reporters that the tpp talks are expected to be held in july in addition to talks in may and september which have already been decided.o be to talks in may and september which have already been decided. >> translator: the approval of japan's participation will make it easier than before for us to collect tpp-related information, and we will prepare accordingly. >> he also said japan will be firm in the talks to protect its interests. japan's participation is expected to start in late july. >>> venezuela's new president has promised to be firm with the united states. nicholas ma dour row made the pledge when he was sworn in as the new president at the ceremony in the capital caracas. ma dour res who appointed as a successor by late president hugo chavez who died in march. he won last sunday's presidential election by winning about 51% of the votes. his victo
would like japan to join the tpp negotiations as soon as possible. and take the lead in the talks. >> abe said the tpp would be important for japan's economy and also for national security. president barack obama's administration is leading the initiative. japan must win the approval of all is 1 participating countries in order to take part. u.s. and japanese negotiators have agreed to a gradual reduction on american tariffs on vehicles imported from japan. they agreed to put off total elimination for as long as possible. they also agreed to continue discussions on insurance and food safety. both sides say they'll make considerations for certain japanese agricultural products and some u.s. industrial goods. >>> japanese negotiators say their goal is to take part in tpp talks in july. they'll still need to work on winning endorsements from canada, australia and new zealand. >>> russian leaders are push being to keep their country's status as a space power. they are building a new cosmodrome and president putin has been taking a look. they have been building the space center for the
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